Tweet Your Way Into the White House. Plus, BuzzFeed’s Ruby Cramer.
Bryan and David discuss Neera Tanden’s nomination to be Joe Biden’s director of the office of management and budget, Ruby Cramer joins to discuss what it was like covering the 2020 presidential campaign, and more.
The Mental Health Break Show. Plus, Ben Macintyre on Spies.
Bryan and David take a mental break and try to ax any mention of the pandemic, election, or Trump. They rank pun column names, discuss early internet journalism, and more.
Jemele Hill on Protests, Roger Goodell, and ESPN
Plus, police unions and James Bennet
George Floyd, Minneapolis, and Beyond
Justin Charity and the ‘Press Box’ team discuss the situation unfolding before us
The Deadlift World Record Is Coming to the Center of the Sports Universe
ESPN will devote a block of coverage to Hafthor Bjornsson’s attempt to break the deadlift world record. Will this bring a new audience to strongman competitions—and the debate over the attempt’s legitimacy?
Ken Jennings Just Won the ‘Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time’ Tournament
The winningest contestant in the show’s history just picked up three more wins against top-tier competitors James Holzhauer and Brad Rutter
Trump Tweets Through Impeachment—Plus: Stephen A. Smith and Myles Garrett
Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker discuss the latest on the possible impeachment of Donald Trump
Impeachment Begins, Student Newspapers, and “Increasingly Blurry Lines”
Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker look at Wednesday’s impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump
Welcome to a New Day in Nationals Fandom
In 2005, Washington, D.C., got a pro baseball team. In 2019, that team won the World Series. Five memories from its bumpy road between those two points explain one Nats fan’s experience—and the effect that fandom can have on everything else.
The U.S. Open Gave Us a Revelation, an Iconic Champion, and a Look at the Future of Tennis
Bianca Andreescu continued her ascent by beating Serena Williams. Daniil Medvedev put forth a remarkable effort in a loss to Rafael Nadal. The next wave of tennis stars were on display in Flushing Meadows—and this time, they lived up to the hype.